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Jan 4, 2013 11:00am PST
with patriot misils. >>> a pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban for promoting girls' education. she was released from a uk hospital today to live with her family while she waits for an additional operation. kir simmons has that story. >> reporter: months after she first arrived malala yousafzai walked from the queen's hospital in birmingham. a miraculous recovery for the pakistani girl who in october was shot in the head on her school bus. the local taliban in the district because she spoke up for the rights of women. doctors say the bullet grazed her brain but describe her as a strong young woman. she will now continue her recovery with her family in britain. her father, mother and younger brother are all here. she's to undergo reconstructive surgery in late january or early february. the pakistani government is paying for her treatment, and her father has been given a job, appointed education attache for the pakistani consulate while tens of thousands have signed a petition calling for malala to receive the nobel peace prize. keir simmons, nbc news, london. >>> the los angeles pol
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
for public schools from $54 billion to $56 billion. prop 30 funds will also go to higher education. about $125 million each for uc and csu. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> testing begins today on the now bay lights project on the bay bridge. more than 25,000 l.e.d. bulbs have been attached on the western span. crews will run the first sequence test to make sure everything is in working order. computer software has been designed to change light patterns. the $8 million project was created to celebrate the bay bridge's 75th anniversary. the switch will officially be turned on in march and it will run for two years. >>> when we return, monopoly is about to use a game piece. >> and it's up to you to decide which one goes into retirement. >>> sort of a monopoly survivor twist. hasboro holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of its igt little monopoly game piece and introduce a new one. and you get to help choose which one. >> it's the latest effort to bring new excitement to the game if they created almo
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
women. does educate that half of the population? does it give them opportunities? when it does, you unleash the power of everyone, not just some of the people. and i think there was great wisdom in afghanistan ratifying a constitution that recognized that. that should be part of the legacy of these last ten years. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> president obama in the east room with afghan president, hamid karzai, as they conclude their press conference, after a long meeting, the two had their ninth summit meeting over the course of this war and the president's first term, most notable out of those comments, the president saying that this war will come in his words, to a responsible end by the end of next year. but this spring, the u.s. role will notably change, with a different mings that afghan forces will be in the lead, no longer u.s. forces. as our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski reminds me, they will still very much be in harm's way in afghanistan and the contentious question of how many troops wil be left behind by the united states after 2014 is still very muc
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
doing his every day interactions. the request says the program would "educate the american public about the duties and responsibilities of their vice president while providing a glimpse of the light-hearted side of politics, even in the midst of contentious and divisive national debate." >> the petition received 25,000 signatures in one month, the white house says it will consider the question. >> aid watch it more than honey boo boo.
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
the issue by launching an educational campaign. >>> all right. my favorite story of the day. he's not a lion, but he certainly looks like one. one virginia dog triggered 911 calls while out on a walk. take a look. this is charles the monarch. he's a labradoodle with an interesting cut. recently police in norfolk, virginia, responded to calls about a lion on the loose. the local paper says officers even called the local zoo to make sure everything was okay. it was. it turned out to be good old charles. he's so popular, he even has a facebook page. i just liked it. he has 2,400 likes and counting so far. >>> when we come back, president obama is hosting a watch party at the white house for a show about the white house. we'll explain. >>> it is a case of art imitating life. a new show catching the eye of our commander in chief. today president obama will hold a private screening of 1600 penn. members of the cast and crew including josh gad will attend the screening. it was co-created by the president's former speech writer. you can see the first episode tomorrow night at 8:30 right here on nbc
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